Can We Talk About Jesus More?

Can We Talk About Jesus More?

Can we talk about Jesus more and not so much about the election? Don’t get me wrong, talking about politics in this republic of ours is important, vital even. We need to do it plenty to make sure we get it right. But it never should take precedent over talking about...
A Prayer of Hope For Our Nation

A Prayer of Hope For Our Nation

“For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him” (Col 1:16). The following prayer reflects my thoughts and relentless...
The Home Yet to Come

The Home Yet to Come

“For this world is not our permanent home; we are looking forward to a home yet to come” (Heb 13:14). When in the middle of uncomfortable surroundings, like a doctor’s waiting room, or the crush of an amusement park line, or any over-peopled place, sometimes I say...
Six Extraordinary Things

Six Extraordinary Things

There are six extraordinary things I want to write and pray about today. I am aware that each holds truths so beautiful that if I would take them into my heart and nurture them daily, my life would never be the same.   1. My sheep hear my voice. (Yes Jesus, I do...
Time to Get a Move On

Time to Get a Move On

If you believe in the protocol of political correctness, do not read on—I say ugly things. And if you find an overload of metaphors hitting you square in the face to be an unpleasant experience, do not read on—there are gobs of them. And if you ignore both warnings...
A Wandering Path to Real Living

A Wandering Path to Real Living

“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest” (Mt 11:28). I spent the first part of my life in devout introspection, seeking a rest for my restless soul, trying like crazy to figure out why I was here—here, as opposed to not existing at...